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2017 / Japanese American National Museum: wartime farm labor camp photo exhibition, Sep. 27, 2016 – Jan. 8, 2017

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The Japanese American National Museum Uprooted: Japanese American Farm Labor Camps During World War II September 27, 2016 – January 8, 2017 In the summer of 1942, Farm Security Administration photographer Russell Lee visited four Japanese American farm labor camps located near the towns of Nyssa, Oregon; and Rupert, Shelley, and Twin Falls, Idaho....
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2016 / Go For Broke National Education Center opens “Defining Courage” in Little Tokyo

  Courage Corner: Updates on the Exhibition (Source: April 2017 e Torch) Thanks to a generous grant from the Aratani Foundation, Go For Broke National Education Center’s “Defining Courage” exhibition continues to be FREE on select dates to the general public. Tell your friends! NOTE: Teachers and Students are FREE on all open exhibit...
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2016 / Play “Blood” at The Complex in Hollywood – political thriller based on Japan’s true story, Oct. 14 – Dec. 18

“Blood,” political thriller based on Japan’s true story, playing at The Complex, Hollywood, Oct. 14 – Dec. 18 Glenne Headly (Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Dick Tracy, Mr. Holland’s Opus) and James Kyson (NBC’s Heroes, voted one of “Hollywood’s 25 Hottest” by TV Guide) join the cast when The Garage (productions) re-opens its acclaimed world premiere...
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2016/ Los Angeles County Museum of Art “Japanese Painting: From the Zen Mind” Jun. 11 – Dec. 18

                                Los Angeles County Museum of Art Japanese Painting: From the Zen Mind June 11 –December 18, 2016 Japanese Painting: From the Zen Mind explores various approaches to Zen subjects, from the teachings of Zen and the experience of...
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2016 / Scripps College Williamson Gallery “On Stage: Japanese Theater Prints and Costumes” exhibition, Oct. 29 – Dec. 17

On Stage: Japanese Theater Prints and Costumes October 29  – December 17, 2016 Opening: October 29, 7 to 9 pm Williamson Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont Kabuki, Noh and Bunraku are all types of theater-each distinct, all indispensable in the Japanese tradition of dramatic expression. With over 400 woodblock prints and vintage photographs on the...
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2016 / Former Los Angeles County District Attorney Gil Garcetti’s photo exhibition “Japan: A Reverence for Beauty” Nov. 6 – Dec. 11

The Japanese American Cultural and Community Center 244 South San Pedro Street, Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, CA 90012 Gil Garcetti Japan: A Reverence for Beauty November  06 through December 11, 2016 12:00 – 4:00 pm Opening reception on Nov. from 1 pm – 3 pm George J. Doizaki Gallery Though his photographs, Gil Garcetti,...
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2016 / Free workshop “Learn Natural Japanese through Acting” at Japan Foundation, Dec. 10

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Forwarded for the Japan Foundation Los Angeles Free Workshop Learn Natural Japanese through Acting Saturday, December 10, 1:00 – 2:30 pm The Japan Foundation Los Angeles, 5700 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 100, Los Angeles, CA 90036. 18 years old and up Fee: free Register Now http://www.jflalc.org/acting.html By playing a role, using gestures and facial expressions,...
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2016 / LACMA “Alternative Dreams” 17th-century Chinese painting exhibition, Aug. 7 – Dec. 4

Los Angeles County Museum of Art Resnick Pavilion New Exhibition Alternative Dreams: 17th –Century Chinese Paintings from the Tsao Family Collection August 7 – December 4, 2016 www.lacma.org Alternative Dreams: 17th-Century Chinese Paintings from the Tsao Family Collection presents one of the finest existing collections of the 17th century Chinese paintings in the U.S.,...
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2016 / Local group to host Kumamoto Earthquake Relief Charity in Torrance, Dec. 3

“Love For Kumamoto” in LA Kumamoto Earthquake Relief Charity will be scheduled on Saturday, December 3 at 1301 Cabarillo Ave, Torrance, CA 90501. 11AM – 2PM: Holiday Potluck Lunch, $20   Guest Speaker’s Talk 3PM – 5PM: Wine Tasting & Seminar $25 5PM – 8:30PM: Bonenkai Potluck & Performance,  $20    Hollywood Actor Talk, Tsugaru Shamisen,...
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